The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
UK
Rank 279 335 353
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +18
Permanent jobs citing BGP 914 881 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.08% 0.89% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.48% 5.30% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 756 761 751
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14112 16614 18967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.80% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11527 13797 15407
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK.

BGP Salary Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 within the UK.

BGP Salary Histogram in the UK

BGP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 885 £50,000 - 60
London +73 430 £55,000 +10.00% 28
South East +68 258 £49,000 -2.00% 14
Hampshire +67 89 £52,250 +32.27% 3
City of London +2 61 £55,000 +12.82% 9
East of England +9 59 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Surrey +64 54 £38,000 -15.55% 4
North West +22 53 £41,000 -2.38% 5
Oxfordshire +55 37 £50,000 - 5
West Midlands +3 36 £49,000 -2.00% 3
Basingstoke +16 35 £52,250 +49.28% 2
Berkshire -53 35 £50,000 -9.09%
Manchester -1 33 £40,000 -3.32% 4
Bedfordshire +8 31 £55,000 +4.76%
Oxford +54 25 £50,000 -41.17% 4
Reading -19 22 £55,000 -
Yorkshire -34 22 £35,000 -22.22% 3
South West +2 19 £44,250 +10.62% 1
Scotland +16 18 £47,500 - 2
Hertfordshire +9 15 £28,500 -43.00% 2
West Yorkshire -17 15 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Lancashire - 15 £41,000 -
Gloucestershire -6 14 £50,000 +60.00%
Reigate +35 13 £37,500 -18.47% 1
Bedford +14 13 £55,000 -
Birmingham +2 13 £50,000 - 1
Croydon - 13 £52,500 -
Cheltenham +12 12 £60,000 +60.00%
Buckinghamshire +8 12 £29,000 -1.69% 1
Leeds -3 10 £33,750 -25.00% 3

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BGP.

1 1371 (80.41%) OSPF
2 1365 (80.06%) Cisco
3 1154 (67.68%) Cisco Certification
4 993 (58.24%) MPLS
5 962 (56.42%) Firewall
6 935 (54.84%) CCNP
7 748 (43.87%) WAN
8 730 (42.82%) Juniper
9 675 (39.59%) LAN
10 624 (36.60%) VPN
11 505 (29.62%) Data Centre
12 481 (28.21%) EIGRP
13 429 (25.16%) CCNA
14 426 (24.99%) Network Security
15 413 (24.22%) DNS
16 400 (23.46%) Cisco ASA
17 386 (22.64%) TCP/IP
18 376 (22.05%) Wireless
19 367 (21.52%) Telecoms
20 366 (21.47%) F5
21 333 (19.53%) Network Design
22 323 (18.94%) CheckPoint
22 323 (18.94%) Linux
23 320 (18.77%) Palo Alto
24 299 (17.54%) Cisco Nexus
25 279 (16.36%) CCIE
26 254 (14.90%) VLAN
27 245 (14.37%) Finance
28 236 (13.84%) IPsec
29 215 (12.61%) ITIL

BGP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (1.64%) Skype for Business
2 24 (1.41%) OpenStack
3 17 (1.00%) IIS
4 14 (0.82%) MS Exchange
5 12 (0.70%) Apache
6 10 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.35%) nginx
9 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.12%) lighttpd
11 1 (0.059%) CMS
11 1 (0.059%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.059%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.059%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 40 (2.35%) MS Office
4 24 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.35%) S-PLUS
6 4 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.059%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.47%) IaaS
4 19 (1.11%) Office 365
5 16 (0.94%) SaaS
6 12 (0.70%) PaaS
7 5 (0.29%) Slack
7 5 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.23%) Akamai
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.12%) Route 53
9 2 (0.12%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.059%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1371 (80.41%) OSPF
2 993 (58.24%) MPLS
3 962 (56.42%) Firewall
4 748 (43.87%) WAN
5 675 (39.59%) LAN
6 624 (36.60%) VPN
7 481 (28.21%) EIGRP
8 426 (24.99%) Network Security
9 413 (24.22%) DNS
10 400 (23.46%) Cisco ASA
11 386 (22.64%) TCP/IP
12 376 (22.05%) Wireless
13 299 (17.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 254 (14.90%) VLAN
15 236 (13.84%) IPsec
16 214 (12.55%) VoIP
17 208 (12.20%) Cisco IOS
18 203 (11.91%) HSRP
19 201 (11.79%) Internet
20 197 (11.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (1.41%) MySQL
2 9 (0.53%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.18%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.12%) GIS
6 2 (0.12%) Informix
6 2 (0.12%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.12%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.12%) Redis
6 2 (0.12%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.12%) TokuMX
7 1 (0.059%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 16 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
3 15 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (0.65%) Subversion
5 2 (0.12%) Firebug
6 1 (0.059%) Fiddler
General
1 367 (21.52%) Telecoms
2 245 (14.37%) Finance
3 89 (5.22%) Banking
4 41 (2.40%) Marketing
5 38 (2.23%) Financial Institution
6 33 (1.94%) Retail
7 27 (1.58%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.11%) Games
9 14 (0.82%) Online Betting
10 10 (0.59%) Back Office
11 9 (0.53%) Legal
12 8 (0.47%) French Language
12 8 (0.47%) Italian Language
13 7 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.29%) Advertising
14 5 (0.29%) Front Office
15 4 (0.23%) Billing
15 4 (0.23%) Law
15 4 (0.23%) Publishing
16 1 (0.059%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1007 (59.06%) Network Engineer
2 256 (15.01%) Senior Network Engineer
3 222 (13.02%) Cisco Engineer
4 203 (11.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 149 (8.74%) Juniper Engineer
6 124 (7.27%) Consultant
7 111 (6.51%) Security Engineer
8 107 (6.28%) Support Engineer
9 100 (5.87%) Network Consultant
10 92 (5.40%) Network Security Engineer
11 90 (5.28%) Architect
11 90 (5.28%) Network Support
12 76 (4.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 71 (4.16%) NOC Engineer
14 64 (3.75%) Network Architect
15 62 (3.64%) Analyst
15 62 (3.64%) IP Engineer
16 55 (3.23%) Network Analyst
16 55 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 53 (3.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (4.16%) 802.1X
2 16 (0.94%) Web Services
3 12 (0.70%) SAX
4 7 (0.41%) HTML
5 6 (0.35%) LAMP
6 5 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.29%) Unreal Engine
7 4 (0.23%) XMPP
8 3 (0.18%) FreeSWITCH
8 3 (0.18%) Middleware
9 2 (0.12%) Ajax
9 2 (0.12%) CGI
9 2 (0.12%) CSS
9 2 (0.12%) HTML5
9 2 (0.12%) JSP
9 2 (0.12%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.12%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.12%) RFC 2544
9 2 (0.12%) SAML
9 2 (0.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 505 (29.62%) Data Centre
2 139 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (3.99%) Computer Science
4 59 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 54 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 37 (2.17%) Clustering
7 29 (1.70%) BYOD
8 28 (1.64%) Driving Licence
9 23 (1.35%) Hedge funds
10 21 (1.23%) Statistics
11 16 (0.94%) Virtual Team
12 15 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
13 12 (0.70%) PKI
14 10 (0.59%) Replication
14 10 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
14 10 (0.59%) Wiki
15 9 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
16 8 (0.47%) Eurex
16 8 (0.47%) IPTV
17 6 (0.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 323 (18.94%) Linux
2 171 (10.03%) Windows
3 125 (7.33%) Unix
4 74 (4.34%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (1.17%) Ubuntu
7 19 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.94%) CentOS
9 15 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.76%) Debian
10 13 (0.76%) Solaris
11 7 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.35%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.29%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.12%) AIX
14 2 (0.12%) CatOS
15 1 (0.059%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.059%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (19.53%) Network Design
2 215 (12.61%) ITIL
3 168 (9.85%) Network Management
4 154 (9.03%) Load Balancing
5 137 (8.04%) Presales
6 129 (7.57%) Change Management
7 126 (7.39%) High Availability
8 114 (6.69%) Network Monitoring
9 109 (6.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 87 (5.10%) Network Architecture
11 84 (4.93%) Change Control
12 76 (4.46%) Business Continuity
13 72 (4.22%) Migration
14 71 (4.16%) Mentoring
15 64 (3.75%) Project Management
16 59 (3.46%) Kalman Filter
17 50 (2.93%) Capacity Planning
18 45 (2.64%) Information Security
18 45 (2.64%) Service Management
19 40 (2.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (5.98%) Python
2 64 (3.75%) Perl
3 61 (3.58%) Bash Shell
4 23 (1.35%) SQL
5 19 (1.11%) C
6 16 (0.94%) Java
7 13 (0.76%) C++
8 12 (0.70%) Ruby
9 10 (0.59%) PHP
10 9 (0.53%) Lisp
10 9 (0.53%) Tcl
11 8 (0.47%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.23%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.18%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.059%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.059%) Jython
14 1 (0.059%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1154 (67.68%) Cisco Certification
2 935 (54.84%) CCNP
3 429 (25.16%) CCNA
4 279 (16.36%) CCIE
5 147 (8.62%) Degree
6 122 (7.16%) JNCIP
7 115 (6.74%) Security Cleared
8 100 (5.87%) JNCIA
9 97 (5.69%) CCDP
10 92 (5.40%) JNCIS
11 87 (5.10%) SC Cleared
12 46 (2.70%) CCIP
12 46 (2.70%) CCSE
12 46 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
13 38 (2.23%) CCSA
14 31 (1.82%) DV Cleared
15 29 (1.70%) CCSP
16 23 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (1.23%) CCDA
18 19 (1.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (7.86%) SLA
2 53 (3.11%) PCI DSS
3 38 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.70%) QA
6 10 (0.59%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.059%) COBIT
9 1 (0.059%) ISO22301
System Software
1 150 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (4.52%) Active Directory
3 49 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.41%) Firmware
5 18 (1.06%) NFS
6 15 (0.88%) vSphere
7 14 (0.82%) KVM
7 14 (0.82%) ProxySG
8 13 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.65%) iptables
11 9 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (0.47%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.41%) Xen
14 6 (0.35%) Docker
14 6 (0.35%) QEMU
14 6 (0.35%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.29%) XenApp
16 3 (0.18%) GlusterFS
16 3 (0.18%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 64 (3.75%) Nagios
2 54 (3.17%) FortiGate
3 46 (2.70%) Ansible
4 44 (2.58%) Puppet
5 41 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
6 30 (1.76%) Cacti
6 30 (1.76%) Cisco Prime
7 24 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
8 17 (1.00%) OpenNMS
9 16 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (0.88%) HAProxy
11 13 (0.76%) Cisco CME
12 11 (0.65%) Endace
12 11 (0.65%) ZABBIX
13 10 (0.59%) SCOM
14 9 (0.53%) HP NNM
15 8 (0.47%) Salt
16 7 (0.41%) SCCM
16 7 (0.41%) vMotion
16 7 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1365 (80.06%) Cisco
2 730 (42.82%) Juniper
3 366 (21.47%) F5
4 323 (18.94%) CheckPoint
5 320 (18.77%) Palo Alto
6 189 (11.09%) VMware
7 124 (7.27%) Microsoft
7 124 (7.27%) SolarWinds
8 121 (7.10%) Riverbed
9 93 (5.45%) HP
10 92 (5.40%) Fortinet
11 85 (4.99%) Avaya
12 75 (4.40%) Extreme Networks
13 69 (4.05%) Brocade
14 64 (3.75%) Huawei
15 50 (2.93%) Nokia
16 47 (2.76%) Citrix
17 40 (2.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 37 (2.17%) Meraki
19 36 (2.11%) Red Hat
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10% + On Call
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TTR UK Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, 30 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £59500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago